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Cuba Manipulating Health Care Statistics

Cuba Manipulating Health Care Statistics Experts: Socialist regime trying to enhance its legitimacy BY: Daniel Wiser March 5, 2014 6:04 pm Cuba’s socialist regime continues to engage in widespread manipulation of its health care statistics to enhance its legitimacy abroad, experts say. The issue of Cuba’s health care record came up again recently after Sen. […] Continue reading

Una Noche, A Film about Cuba You Have to See

Una Noche, A Film about Cuba You Have to See September 16th, 2013 – 10:39 am Reading Charles Lane’s important column in The Washington Post about a new indie film, Una Noche (One Night), I promptly rented it “On Demand” on my cable system. It is also available as an iTunes download. Filmmaker Lucy Mulloy […] Continue reading

Cuba’s hard truths exposed

Cuba’s hard truths exposed Lane, Friday, September 13, 1:48 AM Cholera is a potentially fatal, water-borne, gastrointestinal disease usually associated with poverty and inadequate sanitation. Some 600,000 people contracted the disease in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake, 8,000 of whom died. It is not the sort of illness that you would expect to find in […] Continue reading

Científico cubano cuestiona secretismo epidemiológico

Científico cubano cuestiona secretismo epidemiológico En una revista de salud cubana, el Dr. Luis Suárez Rosas escribe que la política de ocultar las epidemias es antiética y entorpece la respuesta. TAMAÑO DEL TEXTO Rolando Cartaya julio 09, 2013 En una entrevista la semana pasada con el sitio oficialista Cubadebate, ante una pregunta sobre la encrucijada […] Continue reading

Cuba’s Secretive Public Health Policies Criticized in Medical Journal

Cuba’s Secretive Public Health Policies Criticized in Medical Journal July 8, 2013 | Print | Rogelio M. Díaz Moreno HAVANA TIMES — An article titled “Secret Epidemics: Cuba’s Public Health Ethics” (“El silencio epidemiológico y la ética de la Salud Pública cubana”) appears in the most recent issue of Cuba’s quarterly Public Health Journal (Revista […] Continue reading

Liberan al periodista independiente que destapó la existencia de cólera en Cuba

Liberan al periodista independiente que destapó la existencia de cólera en Cuba Calixto Martínez Arias fue dejado por agentes de la PNR en las cercanías de la sede de la agencia independiente Hablemos Press en La Habana Martinoticias.com abril 09, 2013 El periodista independiente Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias, uno de los principales periodistas independientes de […] Continue reading

Cuban activists talk about lack of basic freedoms, 10 years on from mass crackdown

18 March 2013 Cuban activists talk about lack of basic freedoms, 10 years on from mass crackdown "The catalogue of repression and harassment suffered by José Daniel Ferrer García since his release illustrates the current strategy by the Cuban authorities under which activists are arrested for short periods of time to discourage them from speaking […] Continue reading

Cuba’s bloggers stir up storm

Cuba's bloggers stir up storm November 4, 2012 – 4:15am By The Economist The New York Times Syndicate Six days after hurricane Sandy passed through, Santiago — Cuba's second city, with a population of 500,000 — remained without power. Running water was scarce in Santiago, where a cholera outbreak was reported earlier this year, and […] Continue reading

Chinks in the state’s media monopoly

Winds of change Chinks in the state's media monopoly Nov 3rd 2012 | HAVANA | from the print edition SIX days after Hurricane Sandy passed through, Santiago, Cuba's second city with a population of 500,000, remained without power. Running water in Santiago, where a cholera outbreak was reported earlier this year, was scarce and there […] Continue reading

Alarma en Regla por casos de cólera

Alarma en Regla por casos de cólera En la "ultramarina" villa ordenaron suspender el lunes la venta de alimentos elaborados tras confirmar en el laboratorio siete casos del mal. Rolando Cartaya/ martinoticias.com octubre 09, 2012 Por orden de la dirección local de Higiene y Epidemiología, paladares, cafeterías e incluso restaurantes estatales en el municipio habanero [...] Continue reading

El Gobierno admite la aparición de otros nueve casos de cólera en Granma

Salud El Gobierno admite la aparición de otros nueve casos de cólera en Granma DDC La Habana 27-09-2012 – 1:02 pm. Reportes independientes hablan, sin embargo, de decenas de enfermos y de más territorios afectados. A penas un mes después de que el Gobierno diera "por concluida" la epidemia de cólera en la zona oriental [...] Continue reading

Acusan de desacato a periodista que reveló brote de cólera en Cuba

Acusan de desacato a periodista que reveló brote de cólera en Cuba Publicado el Miércoles, 19 Septiembre 2012 03:09 Por Redacción CaféFuerte El periodista Calixto Martínez Arias, quien reveló recientemente la existencia de cólera y dengue en Cuba, fue acusado de desacato a las figuras de Fidel y Raúl Castro, y pudiera recibir una sentencia [...] Continue reading

What Does a President Do?

What Does a President Do? / Yoani Sanchez Translator: Unstated, Yoani Sanchez The question of the title was inspired by Fidel Castro himself when, on March 28 of this year, he asked Benedict XVI, "What does a Pope do?" Beyond the childishness of the question, it made me reflect on what any president would say […] Continue reading

Award-winning Cuban dissident detained

Award-winning Cuban dissident detained Agence France-Presse 10:12 am | Saturday, August 25th, 2012 HAVANA – Leading Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas was arrested by police after an argument with agents guarding his home, his mother and activists said Friday. Farinas, who has gone on hunger strike about two dozen times against the regime, was arrested late […] Continue reading

More dengue fever reported in eastern Cuba

Posted on Monday, 08.20.12 More dengue fever reported in eastern Cuba A vocational school has been turned into a makeshift hospital to handle the overflow of Dengue patients. By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com An outbreak of dengue fever in eastern Cuba has reportedly forced authorities to turn a vocational school into a hospital, while a […] Continue reading

El cólera en Granma

El cólera en Granma

Lunes, 13 de Agosto de 2012 00:59

Escrito por Julio Antonio Aleaga Pesant

Cuba actualidad, Bayamo, Granma, (PD) Al bajarse en la terminal, del

vehículo de Ómnibus Nacionales (ON), el hombre del pulóver verde buscó

la casa donde venden jugo de… Continue reading

246 casos confirmados de cólera en Granma de 10592 sospechosos

246 casos confirmados de cólera en Granma de 10592 sospechosos

[06-08-2012]

Dr. Santiago Emilio Márquez Frías

Red Cubana de Comunicadores Comunitarios

(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- La televisión de Granma, de forma local,

continúa la información diaria sobre la epidemia de cólera en la

provincia, con la… Continue reading

Traditional Carnivals Suspended Due to Cholera in Cuba

Traditional Carnivals Suspended Due to Cholera in Cuba Published July 19, 2012 EFE Traditional summer carnivals in the eastern Cuban cities of Bayamo and Manzanillo have been suspended due to an outbreak of cholera in the region, authorities said Wednesday. The celebrations, scheduled for August, were canceled "to avoid the spread of illnesses," a Communist […] Continue reading

Cuba permite visita de reporteros a zona de cólera

Publicado el viernes, 07.13.12

Cuba permite visita de reporteros a zona de cólera

Juan O. Tamayo

jtamayo@elnuevoherald.com

El director nacional de epidemiología de Cuba afirmó a un equipo de CNN,

el primer grupo de periodistas extranjeros en visitar el foco de un

brote de cólera,… Continue reading

Tough Challenges Ahead for Raul Castro

February 21, 2008CUBA'S ECONOMIC CRISISTough Challenges Ahead for Raul Castro By Knut Henkel Fidel Castro was the face of the revolution, now he leaves behind adifficult legacy. Despite its successes in education, Cuba is plagued bya serious economic crisis. As Fidel Castro retires Cuba is left with an uncertain economic future.It's hard to miss the […] Continue reading

Cuba cits ‘world class’ trail in biotech research

Cuba cits ‘world class’ trail in biotech researchBy Gary Marx, the Chicago Tribune HAVANA ? On the outskirts of Havana sits a cluster of drab buildings that are part of an effort to propel Cuba to the forefront of biotechnology even as its population struggles with blackouts, shortages and crumbling infrastructure.Known as the Center for […] Continue reading

Cuba cutting ‘world class’ trail in biotech research

Cuba cutting ‘world class’ trail in biotech research Well-funded government labs enable Castro’s cash-starved nation to produce high-quality vaccines and medications for a global market By Gary Marx, Chicago Tribune foreign correspondent. December 18, 2005. HAVANA — On the outskirts of Havana sits a cluster of drab buildings that are part of an effort to […] Continue reading